For the first time in six years, open-wheel racing made its return to the Bayou City this past weekend, as the IZOD IndyCar Series hosted a two-race weekend at Reliant Park. The timing couldn't have come at a better time for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Race fans saw - or should I ... More >>
There will be a thunderous roar echoing through around the stadia at Reliant Park this weekend, and the 2-2 Texans won't have anything to do with it. For the first time since 2007, the IZOD IndyCar Series makes it return to Reliant Park for the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Making his ... More >>
A line isn't always a good sign.I love soup. Back when my wife and I were living very much hand to mouth, soup was a constant in our kitchen. It's delicious, economical, and almost endlessly variable. We often employed a technique I learned from my mother's mother's mother, called the Never E ... More >>
Inside the light and airy Relish Fine Foods.Relish Fine Foods had its grand opening this past Monday and Tuesday, and was already off to a fast start when I dropped by at 2 p.m. on Monday afternoon. The store was already sold out of all of their salads, and other prepared items were going jus ... More >>
Houston billionaires haven't joined Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge. Yet. One of the big stories this week is Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge, where the super-billionaires have promised to donate half their money to charity. Even better, they've convinced 38 other ri ... More >>
Photo courtesy GHCVBForbes Traveler has a new list up -- called alternately "the 13 greatest urban silhouettes" and "the world's most stunning city skylines."Here is what makes a skyline great, according to the article: It has to be more than merely memorable, it must have some exceptional chara ... More >>
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(Houston Sculpture 2000)
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Laurels at the Art Car Parade go to the cars that stay the course
Mike Scranton's creations are the evilest looking things in the parade. And he'll wrassle anyone who says otherwise.
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